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Horus Sketch Card - Tony Perna by Pernastudios Horus Sketch Card - Tony Perna by Pernastudios
:iconpernastudios: Perna Studios is very excited to announce our very first trading card set entitled Classic Mythology. This set will focus on 6 timeless Classic Mythologies that we have all come to love and enjoy during our lifetime. The mythologies spotlighted in this set are Greek, Norse, Egyptian, Celtic, Japanese and Hindu. We have an impressive list of artists involved on this set working on both base/promo cards and sketch cards. Set scheduled to be released in early Spring 2012.



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PLEASE, NEGATIVE CRITIQUES ARE NOT WELCOME. THESE ARE ARTISTS INTREPRETATIONS. DESCRIPTIONS ARE BASED ON VARIOUS STORIES THAT ALL DIFFER FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. THANK YOU.



This awesome sketch art card of Horus from Egyptian Mythology is created by the very talented artist Tony Perna :icontonyperna: for our Classic Mythology trading card set.



Horus (Heru) – Egyptian Mythology – Horus was falcon-headed God of the sky, pharaohs, war and protection. His name meant "falcon". Additional meanings are thought to have been "the distant one" or "one who is above, over. Horus was born to the goddess Isis after she retrieved all the dismembered body parts of her murdered husband Osiris. Horus was told by his mother, Isis, to protect the people of Egypt from Set, the god of the desert, who had killed his father Osiris. Horus had many battles with Set, not only to avenge his father, but to choose the rightful ruler of Egypt. In these battles, Horus came to be associated with Lower Egypt (where Horus was worshipped), and became its patron. However, Set still refused to relent, and the other gods were getting tired from over eighty years of fighting and challenges. Horus and Set challenged each other to a boat race, where they each raced in a boat made of stone. Horus and Set agreed, and the race started. But Horus had an edge: his boat was made of wood painted to resemble stone, rather than true stone. Set's boat, being made of heavy stone, sank, but Horus's did not. Horus then won the race, and Set stepped down and officially gave Horus the throne of Egypt. But after the New Kingdom, Set still was considered Lord of the desert and its oases.


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A-D-McGowan Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
sharp work
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :)
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A-D-McGowan Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
:)
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Seth19931 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
lovely done :) really cool !
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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Nortstar Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
it is so awsome ^^
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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Nortstar Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012
you are welcome :hug:
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spike360 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012
Horus looks almost realistic here; he is one of my favorite Ancient Egyptian deities, along with Anubis and Bastet.
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! I really loved drawing this.
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